Steve LaTourette

(AP Photo)

Cliff avoided: Congress staves off tax hikes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Past its own New Year’s deadline, a weary Congress sent the President legislation to avoid a national “fiscal cliff” of middle class tax increases and spending cuts late Tuesday night.


Joe Biden

Cliffhanger no more? House pushing to final vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — Weary lawmakers pushed at last toward a final vote on emergency legislation to avoid a national fiscal cliff in a New Year’s Night culmination of a struggle that tested divided government to the limit.



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